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California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo: Full-Time Lecturer in Anatomy & Physiology

(posted 2018-06-18)

The Biological Sciences Department in the College of Science and Mathematics at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, is seeking a full-time, academic year lecturer to begin September 13, 2018. The successful candidate will be hired for a one-year contract with the possibility of extension. Responsibilities include coordinating and teaching a variety of anatomy & physiology courses, introductory-level and upper-level, for majors and non-majors; maintaining a human cadaver dissection program for senior project students; evaluating student learning and the assignment of grades.

A Ph.D. or equivalent in biology or related field is required, although candidates with a masters degree and signification teaching experience may be considered. Teaching experience and course coordination experience required. Experience dissecting human cadavers for teaching anatomy also required.

Preference will be give to the candidate with evidence of (or potential for) excellence in teaching undergraduate lecture and laboratory courses. The successful candidate must be committed to quality undergraduate education.

To apply, please visit and complete the required online faculty application form and submit to Requisition# 104928. Attach the following required materials to your faculty application: Cover Letter addressing your relevant teaching experience, Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Professional Goals, Teaching Philosophy, and unofficial transcript of highest degree earned (official transcripts will be required upon hiring). Please be prepared to provide 3 professional references with names and email addresses when completing the faculty application. After your application packet is reviewed, your references will receive an email containing a weblink for uploading a letter of recommendation. Review of applications begins August 1, 2018. Complete applications received after that date may be considered. Telephone interviews will be conducted mid-August, for a starting date of 09-13-2018.

At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.

Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

For additional information, contact Melanie Gutierrez by email at or by phone at 1-805-756-5242.

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Refer to requisition number 104928

The Biological Sciences Department offers programs leading to three Bachelor of Science degrees (Biological Sciences, Microbiology, and Marine Sciences), an M.S. in Biological Sciences including a specialization in Regenerative Medicine, and minors in Biology, Microbiology, and Biotechnology. The department also offers courses to satisfy general education and breadth requirements. More information may be viewed at